Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
  • Plant Design
  • Lasara, TX, USA
  • Negotiable
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical/Dental/Life


SUMMARY

Works on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied experience and ability to work without close supervision by performing the following duties.

 

DUTIES

Works in a safe conscientious manner in all environments using proper safety habits.

Loads necessary tools, materials and equipment on company trucks and drives or rides to work location.

Places, rearranges or removes cables and associated plant.

Connects and rearranges copper and fiber optic cable facilities associated with buried, underground and in buildings according to engineering design by utilizing hand tools and specialized equipment.

Works with heavy duty power equipment and hand tools in the installation and maintenance of outside plant facilities.

Does construction work such as digging holes, placing poles, laying cable and conduit in the ground.

May be required to work in buildings, trenches, splice pits, cable vaults and hand holes.

Attaches or detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings or poles.

Utilizes test equipment in cable locating and to test for cable faults.

Maintains accuracy in all reporting functions.

Protects, cleans and ensures that preventative maintenance is performed on all assigned equipment.

Heavy lifting may be required in handling tools, materials and supplies.

Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and manangement.

Maintains compliance to all relevant OSHA, Safety or Departmental specific standards as directed by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); heavy machinery experience.

Must have valid Commercial Driver's License and have an insurable driving record.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Experience with heavy equipment operation preferred. 

Able to drive manual gear shift vehicle.

Able to work required overtime, emergency call-out, weekends and out-of-town assignments.

Able to attend and successfully complete required training courses.

 

Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
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